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PBS
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am EST
dictation of what i believe to be the main responsibility to protect america from a terrorist attack. >> hello. as fighting intensifies on the crown, so does an international debate on military options in libya, which could include a no- fly zone. amid growing concern about the bombing of rebel-held areas by gaddafi's forces, there are voices in the u.s. and europe calling for the rebels to be armed to directly. it sounds simple, but history offers plenty of cautionary tales. in a moment, we will hear whether senator john mccain thinks it is a good idea. >> what i am calling for is a greater access for the libyan opposition forces for weaponry. >> there is no guarantee that by helping these people, you necessarily bring about a more democratic outcome or more desirable outcome. >> the question is, what kind of arms with a supply? whom would supply them? britain session -- britain's special forces may have suffered a setback last week in libya. but the momentum is still building in the west for military intervention of some kind, including perhaps arm the rebels. in libya, repeated bo
Univision
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm PST
habitan más de dos millones de personas. >> en seguida varios gobiernos de américa latina son puestos a pruebas por el tsunami . >> gobierno federal hace cambios en las agencias . >> --estas son iÁgenes del interior de un aeropuerto de . >> esas son imágenes del interior de un aeropuerto . >> en un momento un pedazo de techo se viene abajo. >> el equipo de busqueda rescate esta esperando que pueda ser requerido para ir a japón al rededor de 74 miembos del equipo de busqueda y rescate se preparan para ir a japón en busca de personas . >> estamos alistando el equipaje . >> bomberos, tecnicos , especialistas y todo tipo de prefesionales viajaran a la zona de rescate . >> vamos a buscar vidas . >> después de eso sacar otra misiones. >> encontrar a personas muertas. >> este comando es uno de dos de los especializados . >> uno de ellos acaba de llegar de nueva zelandia . >> después del terremoto de japón se da la alerta a américa latina . >> el primer oleaje llega a territorio miexicano . >> también en ecuador evacuan y otros paises también evacuaron . >> sí en estos momentos ocurr
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 6:15pm EST
in america. she passed away before the commission could finish its work. the report they released spurred action across the country. it helped galvanize a movement led by women that would help make our society a more equal place. it has been almost 50 years since the roosevelt commission published its findings. there have been few similar efforts by the government in the decades that followed. that is why last week here at the white house, we released a new comprehensive report on the status of women in the spirit of the one released half a century ago. there is a lot of positive news about the strides we've made. women have caught up with men in seeking higher education. women today are more likely than men to attend and graduate from college. there are also reminders of how much work remains to be done. women are still more likely to live in poverty in this country in education, there are areas like mathematics and engineering where women are vastly outnumbered by maile counterparts. this is troubling because we know to compete around the world, we need to harness the talents of
WHUT
Mar 11, 2011 7:00pm EST
of black america." sharifa rhodes-pitts focuses on black life in harlem. we're glad you have joined us. aaron eckhart and author sharifa rhodes-pitts coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financiaraitend acyem reovte an obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thk an [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: pleased to welcome aaron eckhart back to this program. his movies include "thank you for smoking," "the dark knight" and "in the company of men." his latest, "battle: los angeles," the film opens everywhere friday. here now a scene from "battle: los angeles." >> oh, just a little doggy. it is just a dog. dog. what's his name, huh? >> gl
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am PST
question i ask children in america is i ask them how many of you have talked great detail to your grandparents or elders or fore father's about world war ii or the depression or vietnam or civil rights movement, or perhaps if your parents or grandparents came from another country and settled here what it's like. only five to ten percent of the ands come up. if i asked that same question in afghanistan or pakistan or africa 90% of ands come up and i think the as great tragedy we've lost that oral tradition and a rich tradition about folklore and heritage and faith and heritage. to honor that today i'd like to share with you a little story. it's a hard cover book that came out in march of 2006. anybody have a hard cover. wave it up here. you might not want it after i say this. i got to pick the title. three cups of tea but viking told me they would pick the subtitle and they picked one man mission to fight terrorism one school at a time. i objected because obviously there's- ways to fight tear riz m with education but i said i do this to promote peace and i started 8 years before 91
WETA
Mar 12, 2011 1:00am EST
2008. >> america's main value for peoples like us, and there are many of us out there, right s that america, besides having power or economic leverage, it's also an idea t is a much bigger than than just another country. that is what makes america so strong. there is more freedomses it there in the world, it's much more pragmatic. and that's, i think there is nothing that can stop freedom. it's inevitable this is going to happen. and america should lead it. and i think should not be scared of it. >> rose: we conclude with fi pduficer peter guber talking about the art much storytelling. >> i had it backyards. i spent 35 or 36 years about storytelling. and i realized that the secret sauce was telling purposeful stories, using that as emotional transportation. and that looking at the people you want to act together or work with you or be a customer or clients or join your church or whatever, that they aim with the heart and what you have to aim at the heart is the story, not the facts and information. important, but you have to aim at the heart. >> a program note congresswoman barbara
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 8:00pm EST
better life for america and better society. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> one scientist said this morning's earthquake that sent tsunami shock waves to the california coast was like 700,000 nuclear bombs exploding at once. but tonight, there is a real nuclear danger in japan. >> we have breaking news out of japan at this hour. there has been a massive 8.8 earthquake. >> midafternoon, tokyo, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in japan leaves the nation's most high tech nation in the dark. >> the fifth strongest record since 1900. >> people panic for precautionary measures, a lot of train systems are stopped. >> this is back to tokyo. we have gotten reports of fires. >> over a million buildings in tokyo and surrounding suburbs are without power. >> minutes later, the tsunami floods japanese tows cal towns. the pictures are devastating. >> a 13 foot tsunami hit that area. >> tons of debris pushed inland. >> 230 bodies were found in the northeastern coastal areas. >> didn't take long for danger wa
SFGTV2
Mar 11, 2011 4:30pm PST
and the united states of america has achieved new progress. people to people contacts and exchanges between our two countries grow rapidly. last year, 3 million visited each other. 1 million from china, 2 million from the united states of america. we see our mutual friendship enhanced, our cooperation consolidated and expanded. especially, our bilateral trade reached a new record of $385.3 billion. 29.3% more than the previous year. that is 150 times more than 32 years ago, when china and america established diplomatic relations. and the state of california maintains its leading position in exports to china. in the fourth quarter of last year, california exported x 0.8 billion u.s. dollars to china, which is 28% more than the same period of last year. 35% is from the bay area. the year 2010 is also a very remarkable in the relationship between china and san francisco. last year, shanghai and san francisco celebrated the city's anniversary of the sister city relationship. three mayors of this city led a large delegation to shanghai and inaugurated the grand opening of the san francis
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 1:30pm PST
you happy with the plans for the america's cup? do you think the city should try it spend money to keep the 49ers? supervisor mar: did not get me started. i could go on for a long time. i think america's cup will help the whole area. i think the organizing committee has a big task to raise a lot of private sector money so it does not impact negatively on our general fund, but i do think the deal crafted by a lot of the enforcement is a good deal will help a lot of the parts of the city that need the help. it is also a lot of gauging of community groups and the yacht club saying that they want to provide better boating opportunities and education for young people in the mission district or, hopefully, in the mission or other places. but i know that as the america's cup moves forward, there are many community-based groups that want to be part of it. we recently had communications from the parks council wanting to ensure the swimming and blue and green projects could be created with the america's cup also encourages improvements of swimming pools so people see how water is a big part
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 6:00am EST
. free women. free religion. women of freedom. so what you want from america, clear.ite we told them, we told them, and we told the united nations. after gaddafi we are able to have and build the new libya, democratic, free, moderate, modern libya. libya, all of us are muslim. sewn sunnies.as yo as you libyans. they are patriots. they are fighters. after jihad against the italians their sacrifice are quite clear. and we are proud of them. are our brothers. no difference between whether from beirut or -- we are united. we are one tribe. the tribe of libya. >> thank you. [applause] just to add to it, after the liberation of the cities in libya, most of the cities have established civilian governing bodies. these civilian governing bodies are made of lawyers, of judges, of the youth, of the movement. and all of them are working now even though in the short period they have shown the people when the people govern themselves really, not as gaddafi used to do, they have done a better job and the people have seen the difference. all the material that we see sometimes in the western press, it's
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 8:00pm EST
southern america. >> this wave went thousands of miles across to california and down to south america. of course, japan was so much closer. how much warning did japan have? >> five minutes. >> i've heard the opportunity to listen to you over the course of the day, not all our viewers have had that opportunity. you've made the point, so fascinating and important, that japan because it has this unbelievable preparedness, even with only five minutes, people were able to get ready for this jonas tichenor comi incoming tsunami. >> japan has spent decades building levees, buildings that are ready to withstands this type of event. first the earthquake -- and the levee the, along the coastal communities, there was -- they don't find them very attractive either. the japanese people will tell you that, that these levees -- you can't see the ocean from there. well, the ocean literally was stopped by some of the -- at least slowed down by the levees. in the preparedness that japan has had just over the years and years, they were able to survive this. i know that that's a number and the de
PBS
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm PST
, broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. a mammoth relief mission is swinging and action in northeastern japan after it was struck by a devastating tsunami claiming hundreds of lives. the disaster was triggered by a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful since records began in that country. states of emergency have been declared. people living nearby, up to 300 bodies have been found. >> suddenly it strikes. almost in the blank of the night and without warning. it is terrifying. there is a threat more menacing still. the speed of a jet aircraft. the tsunami defenses are among the best in the world. it is not movable, unstoppable, removing everything in its destructive process. it reduces the house in seconds. the quake struck at 2:46 local time in the middle of a normal working day. imagine being in this office when this happens. for a moment, they freeze, immobilized by panic. a frantic scramble for shelter. >> we are going to break out of the report because we are going to go to the meteorological agency. they are giving a news conference. >> we will continue to look
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 7:00pm EST
experts here in america. the u.s. is offering to help with rescue and air lift operations. the quake led to tsunami warnings in hawaii, alaska and the west coast of the u.s., but there was no real damage. plus -- so that's what it was. here's what a wisconsin senate majority leader told fox news about the battle against unions out there. quote, if we win this battle and the money is not there under the auspices of the unions certainly what you're going to find is president obama is going to have a much more different time getting elected and winning the state of wisconsin. there you have it in black and white. look for democrats to use wisconsin as a rallying cry in 2012. also, gas lines from republicans. first haley barbour suggested president obama engineered price increases in order to get americans to drive smaller cars and take trains. then john boehner blamed with the president saying, he's blocking energy production. apparently mr. boehner never heard of libya. what's behind the latest nonsense. remember, everything republicans say these days is aimed at the ears of conservati
Univision
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm PST
, indonesia, papúa nueva guinea, nauru, hawái, islas marianas del norte, estados unidos, taiwán, américa central, méxico, colombia, perú, ecuador y chile . >> la autoridades de japón están alerta por la central nuclear de japón . >> el mayor terremoto en japón ya dejó centenares de víctimas el ministerio dijo que las víctimas pueden ser más de mil. >> tan sólo en miyagi, la policía encontro entre 300 y 400 persona smuertas. >> a nivel local la alerta se anuncio este día viernes . >> uno de los puntos más vigilados fue acá en san francisco . >> buenas tardes beatriz ferrari . >> buenas tardes, ahora estamos donde las olas no fueron una complicacion, pero si donde hubieron muchos daños fue en el condado de santa cruz, esto también en el condado de san mateo . >> el gobernador jerry brown declaró estado de emergencia. >> mire el bote que quedo enganchado. >> las autoridades intentaban tomar control de las embarcaciones que navegaban a la deriva . >> nunca había visto algo así acá, las embarcaciones estaban chocando una contra otra. >> las autoridades informaron que a pe
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 9:00am EST
and there by save not only america, but britain, too. >> well, their comprehension of the political situatio >> their comprehension of the situation was that the problem was not just there's. it corrupted the parliament, and absolute power. but the people at home in the british isles were also affected by this. i traced per the efforts have across the sea efforts, american radicals, the bill of rights, to support the radical jobs bill. that correspondence existed was a surprise to me. when i first discovered it was when i was a graduate student writing a seminar paper and basically the book followed the dissertation from that discovery that was very interesting crossing the correspondent. >> who was john wilkes and why do you call him a radical? >> john wilkes was an opponent of the british government. he argued for greater political rights. he was worried about the corruption of parliament. he criticized the king for period of time over this. and his struggle, parallel events happening in america at the same time. it was four times, elected by the freeholders of middlesex county an
WETA
Mar 11, 2011 8:30pm EST
or on american about holding these hearings. >> the king hearings on muslims in america. >> i am concerned that today's hearings may increase suspicion on the muslim american community. >> in wisconsin, the state senate votes to restrict collective bargaining rights from public workers. >> this is about protecting the middle class in a way that avoids massive tax increases and laos. >> in washington, congress tries to get its budget act together. >> we have to start prioritizing spending. >> ragtag forces in libya hang on. should the u.s. intervene? and national public radio shoots itself in the foot again. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday as we are getting the details on the earthquake and tsunami in japan. we do not have a lot to add other than modern science and technology has allowed scientists on the west coast and in hawaii to warn residents that the tsunami was coming. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond to events in the pacific with the military relief. the program is called "inside wash.." let me begin in washington. it
PBS
Mar 12, 2011 4:00am EST
hearings. >> the controversial king hearings on muslims in america. >> i am afraid today's hearing may eventually raise suspicion of the muslim community, making us all less safe. >> in wisconsin, collective bargaining rights stripped from public workers. >> this is about the middle- class and doing it in a way to avoid massive tax increases and layoffs. >> in washington, congress tried to get its budget act together. >> we cannot keep on spending money we do not have. >> in libya, ragtag forces hand on. should the u.s. intervene? and npr's shoots itself in the foot again. >> it is time to push bird bird out of the nest. >> let me say at the outset we are putting this program together on friday just as we are getting the details on the earthquake and to none in japan. we do not have a lot to add except that modern science and technology have enabled officials in hawaii and the west coast of the u.s. to warn residents well in advance. as always, the u.s. navy is ready to respond quickly to events in the pacific with humanitarian relief. beyond that, there is not much we can say at this
SFGTV
Mar 12, 2011 1:30pm PST
you're having fun. the winner of the 33rd america's cup arrived at pier 80 on february 28. it arrived from spain. but in addition, it arrived on the star and it carried 35 containers and a 223 ft wing sail mast. so, the containers and parts of the boat are sitting down at pier 80. operated by metro supports it will serve as the logistical headquarters for article racing. pier 8 the is the only terminal in california able to handle containers of heavy lift cargo and breakable bulk simultaneously. this was a point of entry for the boat. the port and san francisco, the city, will play host to the 34th america's cup, scheduled to be held in 2013. we would also like to announce the grand opening of the cornelia's restaurant. many of you will remember it as the old world trade club. it is behind us at the end of the pier. it opened last week. the management team is the same management team that managed cornelia by the day. it will be open for lunch, dinner, and happy hour. it will also be available for banquet rooms and special laments. they feature american continental traditions and dim s
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 12:00am EST
, america, for extending all the support. the president and secretary clinton has called. the secretaries have issued the statements and a lot of people, politicians as well as people, ngos have been extending cooperation to us. and people are saying they would do everything they can do. and sharing their friendship, and we are very grateful to that. >> well, ambassador, i think the whole world sends its thoughts and condolences and prayers to you and the people of japan. >> yes, yes. >> on this terrible day. we hope that -- >> yes, thank you very much. not only the united states but 50 countries and regions have said that they would like to help us as well, and we are very grateful to that. and we really would like to see that this will be taken care of as soon as possible, yes. >> ambassador, thank you very much indeed for your time. does japan have only hours to avert a nuclear meltdown. i'll ask the experts. >>> and coming up, from the christmas tsunami to last year's quake in chile to the latest disaster in japan, what's behind the string of natural catastrophes in recent
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 8:00am EST
a social contract. and that social contract was that the united states of america would give to the people money and as much security as we could. in money we give about $14 billion a year. and in return we expected them to turn against the taliban. and all we really wanted them to do more than anything else was just tell us who among them was the taliban. because since everyone is wearing civilian clothes and we don't speak pashtun, we have no idea who among you is about to shoot me. but if you help me and point out who the mafia is among you, i'll take care of the mafia for you. that was the deal. that was the social contract that underlay everything we've been doing for ten years. and i'll show you what happened. you had something called tribal loyalty. look at this picture. this is a place called that was 500 meters outside a base, and for four years the battalions who rotated through that base what do you want, we'll help you, and occasionally you'd get sniper shots. they were never able to persuade the people. so about a year and a half ago they said, well, the american battal
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 3:30pm PST
down barriers in corporate america. through his leadership in der -- xerox it led to the hireb of literally thousands of women and people of color. bernard is also highly sought after as an international business consultant and has counseled governments all cross the world from south africa, germany, england, france in economic development and he's also a celebrity in his own right. he's got numerous radio and television programs including the macneil-lehrer rorkts the "nbc nightly news," cnn and national public radio. he's lace family fan. -- also a family man. married to his wife shirley for 44 years, they are one of the most admired and respected couples in l.a. and the proud parents of their son khalil. their partnership represents and alliance based on love, respect, family and friends. and they're also very generous with their success. over the past 20 years they've donate. ed and raised millions of dollars for scholarships for college-bound students, particularly african-american students and students going to their favorite institution, florida a and m university, which be
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 7:00am EST
almost half the households in america do not have any access to public transit. they do not have a choice. they pay the high price of gas or do not travel to much of these places. for most americans, public transportation ought to be an option. host: to comment or ask a question, please call the numbers at the bottom of your screen. you can also e-mail us for says tweet. the president address the topic of oil and gas prices in a conference yesterday. here is what he had to say. >> we need to continue to boost domestic production of oil and gas. last year, we reached its highest level since 2003. let me repeat that. our oil production reached its highest level in seven years. oil production from federal waters in the gulf of mexico reached an all-time high. for the first time in more than a decade, imports accounted for less than half of what we consume. any notion that my administration has shut down oil production may make for a good political sound bite, but it does not match up to reality. guest: we want to move as much of our energy production to domestic sources as much as pos
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 4:00pm EST
, this is the big idea. teach for america really isn't about -- we are about, teachers are critical, but teach for america is about building a movement amount our country's future leaders to say we have to change the way our education system is fundamentally, and i think in your article in the new yorker about, about the formation of movements captured the whole theory of teach. it's the experience of teaching successfully in ways that, i know, i think we're creating a core of people who are absolutely determined to expand the opportunities facing kids in the most absolutely, you know, economically disadvantaged communities. you know, who are pouring themselves into their work and trying to put their kids on a different path and having varying levels of success and taking from that experience, incredible lesson. you know, they realize through their firsthand experience the challenges the kids face, the potential they have, and they realize it's ultimately possible to solve the problem, and that experience is not only important for their kids, but completely transformational for them
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 3:00pm EST
. mariano shares her inspiring scrowrnny of how a little girl from the philippines came to america and became the physician to the president of the united states. her example is truly one of a woman whose achievements were unlimited in the military, medicine and government service. secondly, gloriafelt will speak, and gloria is a leading activist, a best selling author of four books, a commentator, a sought after after speaker on topics such as women, politics, power, health and can the media. her front line experience as to how to unlock intention and ambition in order to embrace the power to make a difference about what we believe in is, truly provides her with a unique perspective, and she shares that in her book, "no excuses: nine ways women can change the way we think about power." she's currently a professor at arizona state, and previously, and i know a lot of people in this room know her and we're very excited to have her return to ads, because she brought -- arizona, because she brought phenomenal growth to the planned parenthood affiliates in west texas and arizona. she w
ABC
Mar 12, 2011 12:00am PST
on "good morning america." if you would like to help the quake victims, you can post to the red cross. until next week, good night, america. >>> tonight on jimmy kimmel live. howard stern. >> give me a kiss, will you? >> wait, wait! >> give me my honey. >> and music from michael franti and spearhead. >> there are players in the nba who don't have 55 kids. [ applause ] x@x@x@x@x@x@x@x@x@x@ >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- howard stern. and music from michael franti and spearhead. with cleto and the cletones. ♪ it's "jimmy kimmel live" and now, here he is, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you, cleto. hi, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. and a big baba booey to all of us here in the studio. you picked a good night to join us. the great and powerful howard stern is with us here. and so are his fans. it's an interesting group. howard stern fans and i include myself in this group, are strange and wonderful species. they're from all walks of life. they feed on crustaceans, fish and other marine life. they
CSPAN
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
gentleman would like to say it's between $0 and $60 billion. the gentleman said in his pledge to america it would be $100 billion. he counted the $41 billion from the president's initial offer of 2011 spending. what has happened since the gentleman and his party made that offer, mr. speaker, is in fact $41 billion of that $100 billion was accepted in the c.r. that was passed which expired two weeks ago. since that time we put from the senate's perspective an additional $10 billion on the table to get us to $51 billion. the way i calculated, that is more than halfway to $100 billion. he got the $41 billion we already cut in the original c.r. the additional $51 billion. we have come more than halfway, a little more than halfway. we are now asking the gentleman, is he going to have a counteroffer for us that we can consider from our offer of $51 billion which we believe is more than halfway? i will tell you further, mr. leader, that it is my staff's belief -- and i could be corrected on this -- that the offer that's on the table represents the single largest cut from one year to the next si
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 2:00am EST
2000. i did not know him at that time. he was the director of the america department and of your department. -- and europe department. after a year, he said miti candidate to open our mission there. -- he sent me to canada to open our mission there. he was my boss and he still is. i would like to thank him very much from joining us today. he came all the way from new york. the speech he made in security council, that is a historical speech. that makes people cry inside of the room, outside, and all over the world. he is a man with principle, he is a man with thinking. i am very happy that we have someone like him. he stands with the libyan revolution and for the cause of libya. he believes in freedom, justice, hope, a human libya. i am very proud to know you and work with you. you were my boss and you are still. [applause] >> i would like to thank all of the panelists. they have been working day and night to bring this together. i would like to thank all of the libyans and those who came from around the country to attend with us. thank you for really joining us and for being a re
PBS
Mar 12, 2011 12:00am PST
interview the other day -- that's how they look at america -- y'all always have black presidents on tv. yeah, 400 years later. that's how that works. defensive what did you make of the fact that here we are 400 years late we are an african-american president and now all these television roles have opened up where you can play president? >> it's great. i did a film called "deep impact" where morgan freeman played the president -- tavis: it was on cable the other night. >> so many questions were, do you think we will ever see a black president? it's a fantasy. to see that, and it opens up a whole other world for actors to play and we've seen the portrayal but now that it is a reality, it's not a leap at all. tavis: i don't know how much fun the actual president is. how much fun are you having playing one? >> i get all the love. you couldn't pay me enough. tavis: the back story is to the series -- >> well, to the series, it's called "the event." it deals with a couple of hundred people who have been in prison for 66 years. when he comes to be president, he wants to release them. we found
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am EST
america, for example, if a similar thing was to happen here? >> there's the beginnings of a renaissance of nuke clear construction all over asia and in the united states. if there's a major incident that is not good for the nuclear construction business, the plants that are running in this country will probably continue to run without difficulty. i don't know what effect it will have. one of the complications is after an earthquake it's hard to move people. it's harder to move in all the equipment you need. >> professor, matthew, thank you very much for your time. we just have to wait and see what happens in that plant. it is a very worrying time for japan and the world. what if the unthinkable was to happen here in america? is this country prepared for such a disaster? i'll ask the mayor of los angeles next. copd makes it hard to breathe so i wasn't playing much of a role in my own life. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now, i've got the leading part. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair conta
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 2:00am EST
responder -- you are the first responders to any illness that happens in america. your illness -- your agency is the one that has to stop it, find cures for it. i think that in this big budget slashing that we have to do -- i wish it was not so much slashing as we could do a microscopic surgery. that is what we need to do. as surgery is done that way, it has to be smart and effect. but we do not do it that way. i am thinking we need to have a week of hearings discussing what would be a day without the fda. everything would come to a grinding halt in this country. you are responsible for articles used in food and drink for mankind and for animals, things that we do not think about that are regulated like chewing gum. you have put a lot of that in your mouth. dietary supplements and dietary ingredients, infant formulas and raw agricultural commodities, such as what we grow in our area, like lettuce and carrots and things like that. canned and frozen food, live food animals, bakery goods, snack foods, candy, chewing gum, etc. this is a whole list of things. in our new law that we
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 3:00am EST
environment in japan and what does it mean for nuclear plants in america, for example, if a similar thing was to happen here? >> there's a beginning of nuclear renaissance in construction all over asia and to some extent in the united states. if there's a major incident that is not good for the nuclear construction business, the plants that are running in this country will probably continue to run without difficulty. i don't know what effect it will have. one of the complications is after an earthquake it's hard to move people. it's hard to move in all the problems you need, all the equipment you need. >> professor, matthew, thank you very much for your time. we will to wait and see what happens in that plan. it is a very worrying time for japan and the world. what if the unthinkable was to happen here in america? is this country prepared for such a disaster? i'll ask the mayor of los angeles next. e nature valley. granola bars made with crunchy oats and pure honey. nature valley -- 100% natural. 100% delicious. people have all kinds natuof retirement questions.l. no problem. td ameritrade ha
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 4:00pm EST
. doug urber is president of the japan america society of southern california and is joining us right now by phone. doug, what are people telling you when they call your office? what are some of the things they need help with? >> most of the calls to the office so far have been asking how people can contribute to the relief efforts. and those who do call us, we refer them to the google site that has a people search as well as there's several facebook sites, and twitter has been one of the biggest ways to reach loved ones in japan. >> and what are the greatest frustrations that a number of these loved ones are expressing to you? >> the greatest frustration is that we've become a world of instant communication, so in the past when there's a disaster like this, you might not hear for a week or two. now when we are used to instant communication and you can't get ahold of a loved one, it just makes the ability even worse. >> i understand you didn't get a whole lot of sleep last night because you've been inundated with all the inquiry, right? >> we sure have. our staff has been doing a grea
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 12:00pm EST
. i'm the moderator for the panel, becoming america, immigration stories across the decades. . . so the student union. they will be available to sign books and the books are available at the signing venue. if you haven't already, can i ask you please to turn off your cell phones and pagers and i would like to introduce the authors. it is my great honor to introduce you to these four authors who enrich our knowing. raul castro's book "adversity is my angel: the life and career of raul h. castro" was co-written with jack audits junior. castro was born in mexico in 1916 the son of a copper miner and a midwife. is worked himself through school by plucking chickens, panning gold and waiting tables. in 1974 he made history when he was elected arizona's very first and to date only mexican-american governor. he will also answer to judge and ambassador. paula fass is a professor of history at the university of california berkeley. a distinguished scholar and resident at rutgers university, shea specializes in the history of children and childhood. in her seventh book, "inheriting the holocaust:
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 9:30am PST
whole month because we figured we had been cheated out of our history of america. only two names were in the encyclopedia, and that was booker t. washington and george washington carver, but she lectured about the contribution of frederick douglass, w.e.b. dubois, and how jackie robinson had broken the baseball barrier. and we remembered the opera singer who was not allowed to sing in the hall and had to sing in lincoln center. all the discrimination and the local in justices. like, everything was separate and unequal. the school was inadequate. we could not go to the hospitals. they built a house adjacent to the main hospital. the white people were not supposed to be in the same room with an n-person. you know the n-word? i said to myself at the end of the day that i love my country and i'm glad that that day, i took a stand. i saw through the supreme court that the flaws that america had tried to correct them by removing those horrible signs -- "white" and "colored." i said when i testified at the trial, i went through how we were treated, and the lady dramatize it, so i do not have
WETA
Mar 11, 2011 7:00pm EST
, hawaii, canada, the mainland u.s. and south america. newshour correspondent spencer michels reports from san francisco. >> reporter: civil defense sirens blared across hawaii, 3,800 miles from japan, as the warnings came hours before the first waves hit. >> we have water and stuff at home already. we just need gas. charging up our phones and everything. better be safe than sorry. we just pray for the best, though, hope everything works out for everyone. >> reporter: most heeded the appeals to move away from coastal areas, escaping seven- foot waves that swamped beaches. as the day wore on, there was some flooding, but only minor damage and no injuries. it all came just a year after the chilean earthquake triggered similar alerts. >> i think that, because of the last tsunami situation that hawaii had, that we have some practice. so i really felt like people knew what to do. everyone had a very good response, i think, just because they've had practice and they realize how important it is. >> reporter: several hours later, the waves, moving 500 miles an hour, struck north america. in anothe
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 2:00pm EST
strong recovery in housing is not yet underway. as we begin debating the future of housing in america, it is important for the committee to understand the challenges that our nation faces. today's hearing is part of that process. we will explore various aspects of the housing market including the impact of foreclosures in the single unit family and the availability of work force housing. the housing sector remains in turmoil. today, we see a decrease in the property values hurting homeowner's equity, rabin foreclosures, devastating neighborhoods, and falling homeownership rate that threatens the option of home ownership out of reach even for qualified borrowers. according to the case-shiller house again? -- housing index, levels have fallen to 2003 which has put in record levels of homeowners under water in their mortgages and effectively trapped in homes they cannot sell. meanwhile, widespread foreclosures compound the problem by shutting down -- shutting down the availability of other homes in the neighborhood. losing one's home to foreclosure often means the loss of the largest par
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 11:00am EST
of america today? >> guest: it is critical. david does a wonderful job of describing washington's crossing, and they all say they couldn't have been standing up. he says they were standing up because there was a couple inches of slush in the bottom, and this was the boat used for ferrying across the river, and you stood up i guess. yes, the importance of princeton is part of the most important. december 7 and then early january, 1776 and then january 1777. it looked like the whom revolutionary resistance that the cause of the continue -- continental was unraveling. they lost in manhattan. washington was retreating, crosses the delaware, recrosses it, and those two victories, minor though they may seem on the scale of great military victories at least stopped the downward spiral and through that winter as well as david fisher explains well, they reclaimed territory and put the british on the defensive. it really was a turning point in the part of the war. on the other hand, you know, if you say what if the army had been defeated? what would have happened? well, we have the story in
PBS
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm PST
. beyond japan, tsunami warnings not cover almost all of the pacific rim, from russia to south america. >> the earth and the ocean turned against japan on friday. a massive earthquake hit the country and triggered a tsunami that has devastated much of the country's northeastern shore line. police say more than 300 people have died, most of them in sendai, the city worsted. 500 people are missing. japan's prime minister has declared a nuclear emergency after the cooling system at a nuclear plant failed to people have been ordered to evacuate the area. but authorities in a radiation has been released. a tsunami warnings remain in effect for most of the pacific coastline of or to california. we begin with the latest from japan. >> even as further earthquakes shake japan, the initial cleanup has begun. the sheer size of the catastrophe poses equally enormous challenges. rubble has to be removed and fires need to be brought under control. this is the oil refinery that will likely continue to burn for days. rebuilding infrastructure will be a top priority. transportation has collapsed in cit
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 9:00am PST
new book, "the ugly side of beautiful: rethinking race in prisons in america" will be published later this year. the start of the off-broadway hip-hop theater production, he has lectured and performed at over 100 colleges and correctional facilities in the united states, africa, asia, latin america, and europe. he has released two albums to critical acclaim, taught at brooklyn college, new york university, the new school in columbia university, and is now touring lyrics for lockdown. one of those is sponsored by the naacp. i learned that he is beginning rehearsals for the remakes of "the wiz." let's welcome him. [applause] our moderator for this afternoon, world renowned anti- racist, multicultural educator. [applause] yes. as many of you in the audience know, she is an accomplished front line teacher. a teacher, educators, researchers, writers, consultant, speaker. she is like a mother, auntie, big sister, all in one, for me. she has taught in canada, the caribbean, and the u.s. and has been involved in the development of teachers for two decades. she consults on anti-racist inclusio
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
south america and points toward antarctica. again, seeing the fallout from that earthquake overseas. we have clouds over maryland. the radar is crystal clear. some sunshine. we should get up to 60 or so late in the afternoon. nice looking saturday around here. we'll talk more about your weekend forecast in a few. rosie. >> same sex marriage won't happen this year in the maryland legislature. the bill was sent back to committee after sponsors realize they didn't have enough votes to pass it. lawmakers debated for three hours before the bill was tabled. >> those of you who equate same sex marriage with the civil rights movement, show me your hands. let me see the scars that my race has known. >> i'm going to go vote yes for the if unseen generations. the unseen generations that will look back on this day and say, what was all the fuss about? >> advocates say the ground work is there to pick up the issue in 2012. the bill would have made it legal for same sex couples to marry in maryland. he swrowld signed the bill if it reached his desk. >> final aringments have been set for loyola fr
FOX
Mar 12, 2011 9:00am EST
. >> all right young america, what's your opinion? we'll find out in "speak of the week." >> if you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? >> i would probably want to go to the galapagos actually and um . i don't know. my sister went there it looks really, really cool like everywhere possible, so many places how could you choose? >> spain, just because i went there one summer i loved the food, i loved the culture, i loved being able to take a little siesta during the day, that definitely flows well with me! >> los angeles is a really fun city, or chicago. i would go to london because i've never been there and a lot of my camp counselors are from there. i'd love to visit them. >> i know where i'd like to go. wherever shia labouf is. for t/kn, i'm sam. >> this season we were invited to do some behind-the-scenes reporting on the new york yankees. here's this week's segment. >> tyler here with the field report. today we're getting a tour of yankee stadium with tony morante. let's go check it out. >> how's it going? tyler. >> good morning tyler. how are you doing? >> good, ni
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 4:00am PST
like a map of latin america. this is not mexico city where indian families wrapped in newspapers huddel uppered the monument of the revolution. this is not where girls peddle chicklets on street corners no this is lamission. land of palm trees and skyscrapers where there is dollars enough for cell phones, sports cars and [inaudible] by the trunk full. where a suitcase of cocaine is as easy to buy as a broken stemmed rose from his white bucket. how much for that hand full of rose buds? for fingers go up. he makes change for a 20, returns clefrjed winched with b. you tip him a couple of dollars, so what. every love struck couple stairing into each other's eyes. every loner with a half empty beer even a waitress after a shift receives a visit from john nitto. he returns to the faces above the steaming plates before he's out into the neon lit street leaving behind a trail of rose petals bark as sacrificial hearts. thank you. [applause]. >> whenever i had writer's block i do research so i thought i would redo a section which started as writer's block and it took place in a library. i
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